How to delete a property from a JavaScript object?
Gulshan Saini
June 27, 2020
1 min

Deleting a property from the JSON object can be done using the delete operator. You might want to delete property to

  • remove unnecessary property from an object
  • omit secure information like a password from the user object before transmitting a response from a server to client

Let’s see delete operator in action

Say we have the following user object

Now if we want to delete the password property from user object it can be done as follows

If we print the user object again the password property won’t exist anymore


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